|Fri Mar 7, 2003|
Roca Mines Inc. Appoints David J. Skerlec As Chief Financial Officer And Director
| ||Vancouver, British Columbia, March 7, 2003: Roca Mines Inc. (ROK:TSX.V) announces the appointment of Mr. David J. Skerlec as Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Director of the Company.|
Mr. Skerlec was most recently Vice President of Corporate Finance for Vancouver-based Investment Dealer Union Securities Ltd. Since 1995 he has been responsible for providing financing services for junior public companies, primarily operating in the exploration industry. Mr. Skerlec received an undergraduate degree from the University of Western Ontario and completed his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree at York University. In 1999, he was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Mr. Skerlec also has several years experience in the exploration, development and management of a Yukon-based gold mining operation.
Mr. Skerlec will be paid a consulting fee for his services and will be granted 250,000 stock options exercisable for a period of five years at 35 cents per share. He brings a wealth of financing skill, corporate expertise and industry enthusiasm to the Company, and we are very pleased to welcome him to our team.
Roca's board would very much like to thank Mr. Mark Brown, C.A. and Pacific Opportunity Company Ltd. for their valued services in the past and especially during the flow-through tax season. Pacific Opportunity will continue to provide consulting and advisory services to Roca.
ROCA MINES INC.
"Scott E. Broughton"
Scott E. Broughton, P.Eng - President
For further information contact Scott Broughton or John Mirko at:
Tel: 604-684-5900 (Broughton Ext. 114 / Mirko Ext. 110)
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]
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